Ice Cube

Ice Cube

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by Toby G. Hamilton
     
 

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Today he's probably best known as an actor, with roles in such popular movies as Three Kings, Barbershop, and Are We There Yet? But, before he was an actor, Ice Cube was a hip-hop pioneer. Ice Cube tells the story or one of the biggest names in gangsta rap history. His sometimes profane, sexist, and hatred-filled lyrics became a symbol of what many felt was wrong with

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Today he's probably best known as an actor, with roles in such popular movies as Three Kings, Barbershop, and Are We There Yet? But, before he was an actor, Ice Cube was a hip-hop pioneer. Ice Cube tells the story or one of the biggest names in gangsta rap history. His sometimes profane, sexist, and hatred-filled lyrics became a symbol of what many felt was wrong with hip-hop. To others, they were indeed a symbol of what the world was really like.

So, how did such a controversial figure become the star of family-friendly films? Readers will learn about Ice Cube the musician, Ice Cube the actor, and Ice Cube the family man. They'll learn that things are not always as they seem on the surface. Ice Cube is a multifaceted individual who defies stereotype.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422202944
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
Hip-Hop Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1160L (what's this?)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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